Controversial filmmaker Bruce La Bruce's irreverent take on zombie movies centers on a cheerless, undead teenager named Otto, whose quest for love and acceptance outstrips his hunger for flesh. Feeding on roadkill, Otto wanders the streets contemplating his existence and looking for a job in this unapologetically campy German import. Jey Crisfar, Katharina Klewinghaus, Susanne Sachsse and Marcel Schlutt star.
Netflix Rating: 2.4
NYT Critics' Pick
"Otto; Or, Up With Dead People" is sexy and silly in just the right proportions, a cult item with a real heart.
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